Public Intoxication

TX Penal Code § 49.02

Summary: A person commits Public Intoxication if they appear in a public place while intoxicated to the degree that they may endanger themselves or others.

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A Public Intoxication Charge Could Damage Your Record and Reputation 

Public Intoxication is Class C misdemeanor in Texas, and a first time offender faces a maximum fine of $500. Although it is a comparatively minor crime, the consequences of a Public Intoxication charge can extend far beyond your bank account.  A Public Intoxication conviction could become an embarrassing black mark during background checks,  and could negatively affect an individual's present and future career opportunities.  If you have been cited for Public Intoxication, it is crucial that you retain experienced counsel to protect your future. Call one of our experienced criminal defense attorneys at the Law Office of James & Reynolds to discuss how we can help.

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